Firms on the move: KPMG announces Data and Analytics program grads

CliftonLarsonAllen collaborates with Wall Street Blockchain Alliance; Batts Morrison Wales & Lee opens Plano office; and more news from CPA offices across the country.

People on the move: Nexia appoints first chief digital & information officer

Blue & Co. hires four in three offices; RubinBrown adds five in three states; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.

Retailers slam tariffs, saying they'll amount to $50B tax

U.S. retailers came out swinging against new tariffs that will be imposed against China, saying they represent a $50 billion tax on American consumers.

Supreme Court rules against IRS on obstruction case

The high court, in a 7 to 2 decision, ruled in favor of a business owner who didn’t file taxes and destroyed some of his banking records, finding the omnibus obstruction clause in the Tax Code was overly broad.

Protect yourself against IRS audit complacency disease

Do you suffer from IRS Audit Complacency Disease? Typically, taxpayers contract this affliction after the IRS has finished their continuous audit, packed up their belongings, and left the building.

Congressional leaders near agreement on spending compromise

Lawmakers are on the cusp of settling on a $1.3 trillion bill to avoid a government shutdown this weekend after reaching compromises on a fix to the tax law and other issues.

U.S. tax burden low and potentially falling: study

December’s reform law could help drive down the take.

EU 3% Digital Turnover Tax counters U.S. tax cuts

The European Union published proposals Wednesday for a 3 percent Digital Turnover Tax on the European B2B revenues of digital giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon (termed GAFA in Europe), Uber and Airbnb.

H&R Block hosts shredding promotion

The tax prep giant will help taxpayers safely dispose of documents they don’t need on March 24.

KPMG announces 2018 'Data and Analytics' master's program

The second annual class will feature 135 students in the “future-ready” course.